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Re: implemented features (Re: Decision time....)

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 03:30:00 -0400

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Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> On Wed, June 6, 2007 4:29 am, Bill Hacker wrote:
>> The current sysinstall must be around 8 to 10 years in use w/o major
>> change?
> I've always thought that was because people didn't want to touch it.
> (from /usr/share/games/fortune/fortunes)
> The answer is that libdialog, the library on which sysinstall depends
> for these menus, is genuinely evil.  It is the unloved, satanic
> bastard child of multiple parents and torturing users like yourself
> constitutes the only joy in life it has left.  Its source files are
> all chmod'd 0666 and dire README files warn against trespass by
> neophyte programmers.  It is the 7th gate of Hell.  It makes the baby
> Jesus cry.  Were libdialog given anthropomorphic representation, it
> would be promptly burnt at the stake and its ashes scattered in the
> desert, to be then doused with holy water from altitude by
> fire-fighting aircraft.
>                 -- Jordan K. Hubbard on the evils of libdialog

LOL!  JKH at his most eloquent! Miss that...



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